Articles tagged with: novel

[12 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]

Following is a passage from a novel in progress—the third novel in the Jon Mote series that began with Death Comes for the Deconstructionist. Jon is a troubled soul, in many different but related ways. He tends to be obsessive in his thought life, which is the only life any of us really knows. He’s abandoned the religious faith of his youth, but is still haunted by it.
He wants to be a good, reasonable, modern person, with a lot of faith in science as the ultimate arbiter of what is …

[14 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]

Is The Great Gatsby a crime novel? Crime and Punishment? Moby Dick? See my reflections on what makes good fiction good at the Image journal blog: http://www.imagejournal.org/2015/09/14/thou-shalt-not-kill-time-the-ethics-of-storytelling/